Michael Alaimo is a lecturer at Niagara University’s Leadership and Policy program. Dr. Alaimo’s research utilizes a geographic information system and structural equation modeling to evaluate the effects of social environmental conditions on terrorist activities. Dr. Alaimo’s research interests also include policing strategies (e.g., community policing, problem oriented policing, and zero-tolerance policing).
Christopher Hrynkow is Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and Culture at St. Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan. He teaches courses in Religious Studies, and Critical Perspectives on Social Justice and the Common Good. Dr. Hrynkow’s research sheds light on Catholic social thought and praxis for over a decade.
Patrik Johansson is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies at the Department of Political Science, Umeå University in Sweden. Dr. Johansson served with the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Macedonia from 2001 to 2002, and with the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) in the West Bank from 2003 to 2004. His most recent publications include such topics as a peace studies research programme and building resilient peace as well as decisions and actions at the UN Security Counsel.
Sabine Mannitz is head of department and member of the executive board at the Peace Research Institute in Frankfurt/Main (PRIF). Dr. Mannitz specilises in urban anthropology, institutional socialisation, collective imagery, the study of migration and processes of social boundary construction. Dr. Mannitz has published extensively on civic enculturation among the offspring of post-war labour immigrants in Germany as well as a role of the German Nazi past in the making of a collective memory. Her latest research covers global-local entanglements in the field of norm contestation and the dynamics of cultural change under conditions of glocalisation.
Maria Power is Las Casas Institute Research Fellow in Human Dignity, University of Oxford. Dr Power’s research focuses on the role that religions can play in ameliorating violence and ethnic conflict. Her research on conflict and peace seeks to understand how religious organizations should behave in conflict and post-conflict situations in order to have a positive impact. She has published widely on the topic, especially in relation to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Yonghong Tong is an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Niagara University. His teaching and research areas include information technology use in education, geographic information systems (GIS) research, and data visualization.
International Journal of Peace Studies: Vol. 23:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/ijps/vol23/iss2/7